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Chronic illnesses not only affect your physical health, but they can also be harmful for your mental health. Many sufferers of chronic illnesses, like Diabetes, Lupus, chronic pain, or Crohn’s Disease end up with mental disorders ranging from anxiety to depression, which can make life harder.

Luckily, Mental Health Match can match you with a chronic illness therapist who can help you manage the stress, fear, and angst surrounding your diagnosis. Whether you are located in downtown Washington DC, Anacostia, Ballston, Bluemont, or even Brentwood, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs You May Need Chronic Illness Counseling

If you’re not sure whether you need chronic illness counseling, we can help. Here are some signs that indicate that you should consider therapy:

  • You feel stressed out about the diagnosis and your future.
  • You have feelings of anxiety and sadness.
  • You have trouble concentrating throughout the day.
  • You are withdrawn or apathetic about relationships that used to matter
  • You don’t sleep well.

Read this article for tips about living with a chronic illness from a licensed therapist.

Feel Better with Chronic Illness Counseling

Now is the best time to seek treatment for a chronic illness or diagnosis. Mental Health Match can help you get started by connecting you with the most suitable therapist for your needs. Browse below or use our free therapist matching tool.

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Amy Lukowski
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Actively collaborate to help you achieve your goals. We can work on goals related to living with depression, anxiety, stress, sleep, grief and loss, relationship and work challenges.


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Actively collaborate to help you achieve your goals. We can work on goals related to living with depression, anxiety, stress, sleep, grief and loss, relationship and work challenges.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach to therapy is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) principles and skills, while also incorporating techniques from other practices such as Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Mindfulness.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Relationships
  • Stress
  • Work-Life Balance
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Linda Barker
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Help you develop a strong inner sense of self, a strong inner core that guides you as you move through the world on your terms.


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Help you develop a strong inner sense of self, a strong inner core that guides you as you move through the world on your terms.

Something to know about my approach is:

My practice is client-centered, utilizing CBT with a mindfulness-based approach. I have experience with grief and bereavement, trauma, Christian and family/marital counseling. I am culturally sensitive and I welcome clients from all walks of life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Aging Parents
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Grief
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Danielle Turcotte
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Being client-focused means that I tend to let you take the reins and lead, occasionally checking in to make sure we're still sharing the same end goal in mind and discussing potential paths for getting there.


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Being client-focused means that I tend to let you take the reins and lead, occasionally checking in to make sure we're still sharing the same end goal in mind and discussing potential paths for getting there.

Something to know about my approach is:

I consider my approach to therapy to be, above all else, very relationally based and client-centered. This means I may reach many different therapeutic approaches, in general, or even throughout a single session, to meet your specific needs.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Adopted Children
  • Adoption
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Aspergers
  • Autism in Adults
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar II
  • Career Burnout
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Stress
  • Codependency
  • Cultural Trauma
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Grief
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Panic Disorders
  • Parenting
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationships
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Margaret Geroe
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Focus on your current concerns in your life and how to make a better tomorrow while teaching you lifelong coping skills.


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Focus on your current concerns in your life and how to make a better tomorrow while teaching you lifelong coping skills.

Something to know about my approach is:

My style deals with managing anxiety, depression, chronic illness, stress, and other challenges. I do this by identifying your strengths and empowering you to utilize them more.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Stress
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Grief
  • Pregnancy
  • Suicidal Ideation
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Lisa Smith
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Define the goals that brought you to therapy. At the end of each session, we make a list of what the week will look like working towards your goal.


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Define the goals that brought you to therapy. At the end of each session, we make a list of what the week will look like working towards your goal.

Something to know about my approach is:

I practice Problem Solving, CBT, Internal Family Systems, complementary alternative medicine, harm reduction and integration for support psychedelics. I will introduce what is key features in these paradigms until we find what resonates with you.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Adult ADHD
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Aging Parents
  • Alcohol
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Betting and Gambling
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar II
  • Career Burnout
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Stress
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Drug Use
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • LGBTQ+
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Panic Disorders
  • Parenting
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Women
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